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In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.

http://nymag.com/thecut/2013/04/5-shopping-sprees-so-wild-they-made-history.html

 Hey big spender!

These folks really knew how to drop a dime for better or for worse.

Mostly for worse.

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6 Comments

  1. Revanche

    re: that village? Considering how worthless “law and order” have proven, heck, even here in the US for sex crimes, I don’t blame the villagers one bit. They’re not getting justice for the women whose lives have been ruined, first by the initial crime and then again after that by the way society treats them.

  2. Lynx

    That Forbes article ‘Want to be rich? Salary alone won’t get you there’ was very interesting. Over 45% of income coming from Capital Gains I would have never guessed, I thought Partnerships and Corporations would have been a bit higher. It would be interesting to know if the IRS broke down the categories further. It would be nice to find out what percentage was public vs private companies for the capital gains

    1. save. spend. splurge.

      I agree. I thought businesses would be higher with dividends or something but Cap Gains makes sense particularly with the way the markets bounced back this year.

  3. Jen @ Jen Spends

    Ooh…I like the Madewell link. Before I saw this, I was brainstorming an article about “old” companies that have basically just bought their names and history. There are quite a few of them. I was looking into Hunter boots recently because I like how they look and I knew they had a long history. But I learned that now they’re made in China (of course), and the company has changed hands several times. It’s frustrating to realize that so many brands are nothing but smoke and mirrors.

    1. save. spend. splurge.

      UGGs too. That’s why I bought Aigle rainboots.

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